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Web accessibility standards

Accessibility allows everyone to enjoy easy access to the content and functionalities of the National Assembly of Québec’s website. The Québec government Web accessibility standards can be found here:

Web accessibility standards (SGQRI 008 2.0) (French only)

While the National Assembly is not required to apply these standards, it largely complies with them.

Non-compliant content

Certain elements of this site are not compliant with the Web accessibility standards (SGQRI 008 2.0). These are:

  • the main menu, which is not fully navigable with the keyboard;
  • pre-recorded video content that does not include subtitles;
  • pre-recorded audio content that does not include a transcript;
  • French words and sentences in text written in a different language;
  • abbreviations and acronyms posted without their corresponding full meaning;
  • the “History” section, which is not yet integrated into the site’s database.

The National Assembly of Québec cannot guarantee the accessibility of content from third parties that are not subject to the Web accessibility standards (SGQRI 008 2.0).

Validation tools

The website was tested using the following technologies:

Browsers

  • Firefox 78.9.0
  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Chrome 89.0.4389
  • Safari 5.1.7

Additional tools

  • JAWS, version 17.0
  • NVDA, version 2020.4
  • Web Developer for Firefox, version 1.2.5.1
  • Firebug for Firefox, version 2.0.13
  • OpQuast Desktop for Firefox, version 1.0 RC-8
  • WCAG Contrast Checker for Firefox, version 1.5.1.1
  • Accessibility Inspector for Firebug, version 0.9.16.1

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The following icons are used on the website:

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You can help improve the accessibility and user-friendliness of this website by providing your comments to the National Assembly regarding

  • difficulty using the website
  • elements that are not working
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Last update: April 15, 2021